Senator Elisha Abbo apologises to Nigerians, begs woman he assaulted for forgiveness

Senator representing Adamawa North has pleaded with Bibra, the woman he assaulted at a sex shop in , to forgive him.

Abbo, while speaking to newsmen on Wednesday, he also apologised to Nigerians for assaulting the woman.

He said: “I personally apologize to Bibra and her family for my action towards her, which has brought immense discomfort in our body polity.

“I have never been known or associated with such actions in the past. Regardless of what transpired prior to my expression of anger, I am sincerely sorry and plead that all men and women of good conscience should have the heart to forgive me. To err is human, to forgive is divine.

“To the Church of God everywhere in the world, I am sorry. As an Ambassador of Christ, much is expected of me.

“My family and religious upbringing do not give approval to such conduct and for this, as a leader, I seek forgiveness before God and all those who feel offended by my action.

“Indeed, this episode has taught me a very great lesson both as a private citizen and a public officer, particularly as a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria upon whom public confidence is bestowed.”

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